Pack ‘n Plays

Pack ‘n Plays can be considered as a mini-nursery if you are limited in space in your home. Many are multi-functional and include features such as bassinets, nappers, changing tables, rockers, and playpens. This can be appealing to perform parenting tasks in one location. Individuals may need to consider the height, balance to reach child, and ability to manipulate buttons and buckles.


Chicco Lullaby Baby, Lilla

This product has a smaller footprint and is not as bulky as other brands. The changing table and napper are removable. The changing table can be attached on the inside and outside of the Pack ‘n Play. Zippers on the cover of the mattress make it easy to remove.


Adaptations

Snugglebundl

Helpful for those who have decreased hand function and balance when when holding the baby. This is a blanket with integrated handles and head support easily moves baby from one location to another.


Our considerations are based on general recommendations from consumer reports and it’s recommended to test out Pack ‘n Plays and consider your own abilities as well as the process for moving the child in/out of the product. Hopefully some of theses suggestions are examples from which you can build upon. Contact us if you have found another example that works well for you.

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